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Encyclopedia > Nevada County, California

Nevada County is a county located in California's Sierra Nevada, in the Mother Lode country. As of 2000 its population is 92,033. The county seat is Nevada City. Overview map of California with county highlighted File links The following pages link to this file: Nevada County, California Categories: California county locator maps | GFDL images ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official language(s) English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range that is almost entirely in eastern California. ... Mother Lode is a term associated with the mining of gold. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Nevada City is the county seat of Nevada County, California. ...

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History

Nevada County was created in 1851 from parts of Yuba County. 1851 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Location in the state of California Formed 1850 Seat Marysville Area  - Total  - Water 1,667 km² (644 mi²) 34 km² (13 mi²) 2. ...


The county was named after the mining town of Nevada City, a name derived from the term "Sierra Nevada." The word nevada in Spanish means "snowy" or "snowcovered." Nevada City is the county seat of Nevada County, California. ... Sierra Nevada, meaning snowy range in Spanish, is the name of at least two mountain ranges: Sierra Nevada (Spain) in Andalusia, Spain Sierra Nevada (US) in California and Nevada, United States Sierra Nevada (Mexico) in Mexico There are also two single mountains named Sierra Nevada in the Andes which are...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,524 km² (974 mi²). 2,480 km² (958 mi²) of it is land and 44 km² (17 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.73% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


The western part of the county is defined by the course of several rivers and the irregular boundaries of adjoining counties. When the county was created, the founders wanted to include access to the transcontinental railroad, so a rectangular section was added that includes the railroad town of Truckee. What is remarkable about this is that the final shape of the county closely resembles the Deringer pocket pistol, a favorite at the time of the more urbane residents of this gold rush county. Poster announcing railroads opening The First Transcontinental Railroad was a transcontinental railroad in North America that was finished in 1869. ... Truckee is a town located in Nevada County, California. ... John Wilkes Booths Deringer A Philadelphia Deringer is a small percussion handgun designed by Norwood (1786-1868) and produced from 1852 through 1968. ... Gold rush ad A gold rush is a period of feverish migration of workers into the area of a dramatic discovery of commercial quantities of gold. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 92,033 people, 36,894 households, and 25,936 families residing in the county. The population density is 37/km² (96/mi²). There are 44,282 housing units at an average density of 18/km² (46/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 93.39% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 0.88% Native American, 0.78% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 1.94% from other races, and 2.64% from two or more races. 5.65% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 36,894 households out of which 28.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.60% are married couples living together, 8.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% are non-families. 22.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 2.88. Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 23.10% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 24.10% from 25 to 44, 29.30% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 98.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $45,864, and the median income for a family is $52,697. Males have a median income of $40,742 versus $27,173 for females. The per capita income for the county is $24,007. 8.10% of the population and 5.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.50% of those under the age of 18 and 4.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Alta Sierra is a census-designated place located in Nevada County, California, United States. ... Grass Valley is a city located in Nevada County, California. ... Lake of the Pines is a census-designated place located in Nevada County, California. ... Lake Wildwood is a census-designated place located in Nevada County, California. ... Nevada City is the county seat of Nevada County, California. ... Penn Valley is a census-designated place located in Nevada County, California. ... Truckee is a town located in Nevada County, California. ... Washington is a town located in Nevada County, California. ...

Interesting facts

The world's first long-distance telephone call was made from Nevada City, California to Washington, California


The Pelton wheel, designed to power gold mines, still drives hydro-electric generators today


Nevada City and Grass Valley were among the first California towns with electric lights


Lyman Gilmore, a contemporary of the Wright Brothers, developed early powered aircraft and operated the world's first commercial air field in Grass Valley Gilmores second, larger plane Drawing of the smaller first plane Gilmore Flying Field One of Gilmores inventions, an 8-cylinder radial engine Lyman Gilmore, (June 11, 1874 – February 18, 1951), was an aviation pioneer. ...


Charles Litton, Sr., a resident and entrepreneur of Nevada County, assisted Raytheon in the development of the magnetron tube


Atari developed its first home computer video games here in Nevada County


The Olympics, NASA, and virtually every TV broadcast station around the country utilizes video/broadcasting equipment designed and manufactured by The Grass Valley Group, founded in Grass Valley, and still flourishing in Nevada County today


Electronic medical dosing equipment was first developed and manufactured in Nevada County


The first commercially viable picture-phone was developed in Nevada City Over 50 high tech and applied tech companies, and more than 1,000 hardware and software design and development professionals call Nevada County home. Sometimes referred to as the "Silicon Valley of the Sierras".


See also

The county lines were drawn to resemble a gun pointing at Nevada because early residents were angry with the state of Nevada for copying their county's name. The county of Nevada was named before the state of Nevada. List of school districts in Nevada County, California Chicago Park School District Clear Creek School District Grass Valley School District Nevada City School District Nevada Joint Union High School District Pleasant Ridge Union School District Pleasant Valley School District Ready Springs Union School District Twin Ridges School District Union Hill...


External link

  • Official Nevada County government website


Cities and communities of Nevada County, California
County seat Nevada City
Incorporated places Grass Valley | Nevada City | Truckee
Census-designated places Alta Sierra | Lake of the Pines | Lake Wildwood | Penn Valley | Washington


Melbourne, Australia by night For alternate meanings see city (disambiguation) A city is an urban area, differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Nevada City is the county seat of Nevada County, California. ... An incorporated place, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, is a type of governmental unit incorporated under state law as a city, town (except the New England states, New York, and Wisconsin), borough (except in Alaska and New York), or village and having legally prescribed limits, powers, and... Grass Valley is a city located in Nevada County, California. ... Nevada City is the county seat of Nevada County, California. ... Truckee is a town located in Nevada County, California. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Alta Sierra is a census-designated place located in Nevada County, California, United States. ... Lake of the Pines is a census-designated place located in Nevada County, California. ... Lake Wildwood is a census-designated place located in Nevada County, California. ... Penn Valley is a census-designated place located in Nevada County, California. ... Washington is a town located in Nevada County, California. ...

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Nevada City, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (463 words)
Nevada City is the county seat of Nevada County, California, 166 miles (267 km) northeast of San Francisco.
In 1850-51, it was the most important mining town in the State, Nevada County being the leading gold-mining county in the State.
Nevada City was incorporated in 1875 and chartered in 1885.
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